As Students Head Back To School, Helping Them Rediscover The Joy Of Education By Encouraging Them To Learn From History
In our partisan and polarized country, education has become disputed territory.
The news is filled with stories about battles and bans. About books that can’t be read, topics that can’t be covered, sensitivities that must be protected. In some parts of the country, curricula are being revised to ensure that American history is presented as only triumphant. Elsewhere, reading lists are being scanned to ensure that all depictions match with today’s mores.
Originally published: August 22, 2023
Author: Marvin Krislov
Institution: Pace University
Published by: Forbes